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The ten largest US central business districts

Central business districts serve as a magnet for economic growth and employment. The following is an overview of the top 10 largest CBDs in the country.

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Commercial Real Estate Prices To Plateau In 2018

While commercial real estate outlook remains strong in 2018, leading economist predicts that prices will be at a standstill.

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12 restaurant chains you loved that don't exist anymore

One thing we learn in life is that businesses come and go. Even the places once thought to be large enough to last forever. Here's 12 popular North American restaurant chains that did not stand the test of time.

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10 closed Florida malls you once shopped at

During the 20 years following the creation of the country's first enclosed regional mall in 1956, so many were built in Florida that they started to cannibalize each other. Here's a walk down memory lane at ten once popular enclosed malls around the state that don't exist anymore.

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12 restaurant chains you loved that don't exist anymore

One thing we learn in life is that businesses come and go. Even the places once thought to be large enough to last forever. Here's 12 popular North American restaurant chains that did not stand the test of time.

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Housing Affordability? Blame Millennials

Data shows that homeownership rates for people under 35 have dropped by 21 percent since 2004, and this under participation by millennials is causing problems in the housing market.

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How Amazon Is Expanding Brick and Mortar Presence

E-commerce giant Amazon doesn't think brick and mortar retailing is dead, and has been slowly growing a fleet of physical stores. While the company's acquisition of Whole Foods has grabbed headlines, the company's physical footprint has reached beyond grocery sales and these efforts could dramatically...

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Rabble: Investing in Urban Revitalization in Detroit

A new innovative crowd investment project promising to stimulate grassroots revitalization in inner city Detroit is born. Could this concept be an applicable solution for the revitalization of similar urban environments nationwide?

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A Hurricane's Impact on Houston Commercial Real Estate

Hurricane Harvey's impact on Houston's commercial real estate market is substantial. 27% of Houston’s gross leasable area may be flooded today, representing an estimated $55 billion in property value.

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Hurricane Irma activates Jacksonville's riverfront

Seeking shelter from Hurricane Irma, the First Coast shrimping and fishing fleet brings a little nostalgia back to the days when downtown Jacksonville was known as being an active working waterfront.

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